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in the state of mississippi. i'll tell you why these nissan employees say they're being denied a voice in the workplace. good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching there is more hope tonight for 11 million people who are currently living in fear. >> i'm here today because the time has come for common sense, comprehensive immigration reform. the time has come. now is the time. >> president obama went to a las vegas high school today to outline his own immigration reform plan. the cheers from the crowd tell you a lot. there are places in this country where the threat of deportation hangs over the heads of many people. >> the good news is that for the first time in many years, republicans and democrats seem ready to tackle this problem together. members of both parties in both chambers are actively working on a solution. >> so here we have the president praising the framework unveiled by eight democratic and republican senators. president obama is urging using his bully pulpit to make sure there is an urgency to get real reform done. >> the foundation for bipartisan acti
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their way through areas of indiana, kentucky, tennessee, through mississippi. we'll include alabama in this and areas of eastern tennessee and kentucky. the most dangerous storms now just rolled through the nashville area. these are tornado warnings. this little cluster has had the strongest winds with it it and the most signs of rotation of tornadic signatures. so anywhere to the east of nashville, give it a half hour and wait until the storms are gone and you'll be safe. also strong storms near richmond and louisville. now a wider view, these storms continue all the way down through mississippi. they are going to roll all the way to the east coast. in the areas of yellow, this line of storms will roll through your town. 15 to 30 minutes. they will have the chance of knocking down trees. that includes everybody up to pittsburgh, washington, d.c., just south of philadelphia and then all the way down through raleigh, charlotte, richmond and atlanta. some time around 10:00 a.m. and through montgomery. fast-moving storms that will bring winds with it. it's going to be 70 in d.c. then t
of the mighty mississippi is closed halting trade for dozens of ships. and we'll tell you which business stories are worth keeping an eye on today. plus, new york city billionaire mayor just gave vice president biden a compliment that any man could be proud of. details in two minutes. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back. the death toll has risen to 234 in the brazil nightclub fire with many survivors still hospitalized including about 75 in critical condition. investigators say the pyrotechnic flare used during the band's performance that apparently started the fire was for outdoor use only. >>> a 60-mile stretch of the mississippi river is still closed as crews try to clean up leaking crude oil spilled in a barge accident sunday. >>> google maps used to show a vast blank area for north korea, the most shutoff nation in the modern world but after google chairman eric schmidt visited it detailed enough to see pyongyang and the concentration camps. >>> a medical miracle story of a u.s. army veteran who lost all four of his limbs and underwent a roarkable translate procedure. six weeks
there have been several reports tornadoes and now nine out todaytches memphis and on into oxford mississippi. stretches all the way down to theat lakes south. a bit as iteakening way, but by late tomorrow and tomorrow evening time, we could be looking at some severe weather. some of the reports days,he last couple of some hail around chicago and a damage in the middle part of the country. overnight tonight and during the be in torow, we will breeze and southerly the jet stream swings in with that wave. warm and increasingly windy as we go through tomorrow. starting tomorrow at 4:00 in the afternoon with those strong , up to 20-30 miles an hour. along that front and out in front of it, some likely strong perhaps even severe thunderstorms and then in back the strong northwesterly wind as we cold air sweeps in the last day of january. tomorrow andg mostly dry. storms coming in late the evening rush hour. temperatures tomorrow again near degrees, then after the storm through and as we get into thursday morning, gusty winds and may be a passing snow flurry thursday but certainly nothing bad. chil
described as wild and dangerous. late last night a tornado touched down in mississippi. there are reports of two others hitting arkansas and missouri. several homes have been damaged trees down. this morning there are still tornado warnings as twoeld you in place. then there is indiana. severe storms also damaged homes there knocking out power and forcing roads to close. maria poll lemolina has been tr the storms. >> we are talking about severe weather on this january. we typically don't see temperatures this warm that is why we are eeiseeing severe wear outbreaks. another widespread risk over the panhandle mississippi and through southern pennsylvania. another day where many cities will be impacted by the strong to severe storms possible damaging wind gusts 60 miles an hour. others in itself can cause damage. we have reports of flooding and a flooding threat across places in the great lakes and midwest associated with the same storm system. many of the storms aren't fast moving and that's where we are seeing the flooding concern. heavy rainfall coming down right now. at this hour across
the mississippi river tonight, keep an eye out in indianapolis and nashville after midnight for dangerous storms, strong wind gusts. by early tomorrow morning in new orleans, where thousands are in town for mardi gras and super bowl, you could be hit with some very rough weather. we will keep you updated. tomorrow, the line crosses the appalachians. atlanta, charlotte, right into d.c. later tomorrow and tomorrow night, new york city, the big threat again, straight-line wind damage, gusts over 60, but a few isolated tornadoes. back behind the front and the cold air, it is back as winter hits. frigid air, subzero wind chills and des moines, green bay, six inches or more of snow. wind gusts over 30. temperatures in green bay 41 will fall to near zero tomorrow night and windchills down to 20 below zero. brian, one record streak we would lake to continue, 220 days and counting without a tore died -- tornado fatality. let's hope it continues that way. brian? >> thanks for the update tonight, mike seidel with an unbelievable turn of events in our weather. he is from little rock tonight. >>> president o
mississippi is closed halting trade for dozens of ships. and a new blackberry 10 unveiled. and a million cars recalled. new york city's billionaire mayor gave vice president joe biden a compliment that any man can be proud of. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back. a hostage situation that started more happen 16 hours ago is still ongoing in southern alabama this morning. authorities say a school bus driver has been fatally shot and a 6-year-old boy success held in an underground bunker. yesterday the afternoon suspected gunman boarded the bus and kidnapped the child shooting the driver in the process. the death toll has risen to 234 in the brazil nightclub fire with many survivors still hospitalized including about 75 in critical condition. investigators say the pyrotechnic flare used during the band's performance that apparently started the fire was for meant for outdoor use only. not indoors. >>> a 60-mile stretch of the mississippi river is still clos as crews try to clean up leaking crude oil spilled in a barge accident on sunday. close to 50 barges and others are waiting for t
] and nobody out-stupid's mississippi, where a new bill to protect state sovereignty has been proposed by state representative and man whose toys come to life at night, jeff [ laughter ] [cheers and applause] [ laughter ] [cheers and applause] jeff smith. [ laughter ] this mississippi law would create a committee to help neutralize federal laws and regulations outside the scope of the powers in the constitution. yes, all federal laws they disagree with would be neutralized. it's like legal febreeze. [ laughter ] and i think he might want some febreeze after those two tempura shrimp are done mating on his upper lip. [ laughter ] folks, each state picking and choosing which laws to obey finally realizes the vision of our forefathers. as lincoln said, "a house divided against itself-- sounds fun! what's the worst that could happen?" [ laughter ] here to tell me the worst that could happen is former associate white house counsel and co-author of "the great decision: jefferson, adams, marshall, and the battle for the supreme court," cliff sloan. friend of the show. cliff, thanks so much for coming b
. this will be headed our way. we expect a very short end to wonderful weather. the weather maker is in the mississippi river valley fromcing severe weather kentucky into mississippi. those are tornado watches. had four preliminary reports so far. will watch that make its way towards us. kind of weather can we expect? thunderstorms this evening and overnight. in the slight risk category. a few of the thunderstorms could be strong to severe. our primary concern will be damaging wind. look into the future, showers first period late evening and overnight, the main line comes troops. we will see very heavy rain. then clearing by tomorrow morning. forecast, breezy and mild, high temperature between and 72 with storms tonight. 42-46 tonight. 30 expected with a chance of friday and again morning. let's a check on traffic and weather jamee. >> good morning. maryland beltway, pay attention. on the beltway between route 50 the john hanson 202 in each byection, one lane getting in each direction to the right. three vehicles involved all turned over. us through theth rush-hour. crash involving a tractor- trailer,
on earth. (all) the gulf! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. [ male announcer ] when it comes to the financial obstacles military families face, we understand. our financial advice is geared specifically to current an
showers, thunderstorms. these are tornado watches from mississippi all the way into kentucky at this hour. we're on the warm sector today but late today, really tonight, we're also going to have a threat for severe weather for the entire area. the main threat will be damaging wind gusts and any of these storms that come across could bring some of those winds aloft down to the surface and really get gusting. here we are looking at storms late this afternoon but the bulk of them will be coming in during the overnight herd. here's 9:30 and we're still waiting for those storms to come through. definitely colder for tomorrow. your forecast today 70. some late storms. i think the bulk after dark. yellow alert for the storms tonight. we've got windy and colder weather tomorrow. 48. potentially even colder than that in the afternoon as the cold air really comes in by friday with morning flurries, 33. saturday groundhog day, 36. 38 sunday. back to 44 on monday. monika samtani stepping in now. still talking about problems in prince george's county and elsewhere. >>> i have a feeling we're going to
thunderstorms and damaging winds eastward through the mississippi valley. so far one that is blamed on this storm, which happened in mississippi. >> new details this morning until the brazil nightclub fire investigation. police said that the group planned at the time lit a flare designed for outdoor use and said the club selling on fire. police believe that the people who ignited the flare on sunday new that it was from outdoor use only. the night club hadsprinklers and no emergency exit protess. officias think that the ban which is known for its techniques, all almost tried to save money. that in your flare's calls over 30 bugs broader walter flares on the cost a few dollars. >> here is a live look from san jose. the temps look like it would be nice they also for the south bay. >> we have been trying to get the speaking of jim harbaugh but we are having problems. we're trying to get this to go through and then we will bring get live. as we go to break let's listen into what he has to say. >> they wanted me to do it and that was back in 1995 or '96 when i was once saved by the bell.
, and thousands more have come there mississippi, which has some of the loosest gun laws in the nation. of the 20,000 guns confiscated in chicago in the last decades one in ten game from mississippi. so how successful can the local laws be in the absence of a national strategy. >> obama: i wanted to first start off by expressing my concern and sympathy to congressman rush for the recent tragedy where his son got shot. our prayers are with him, and i'm hoping that everything turns out for the best there. >> jennifer: and tragically congressman rush's son died. he was just 29 years old, killed by two gunmen on the streets of chicago. this year, now president obama addressed the same issue at his second inauguration. >> obama: our journey is not complete until all of our children from the streets of detroit to the hills of appalachia to the quiet lanes of newtown know that they are cared for and cherished and always safe from harm. >> jennifer: sadly our children are not safe from harm. in fact, a 15-year-old girl who performed at that inauguration was killed yesterday by a sh
outages in arkansas and severe weather is expected in tennessee and mississippi. meteorologist david bernard of our miami station wfor is tracking this powerful weather front. >> the big story today is going to be the continued threat for heavy rain and severe weather from the southeast extending into the northeastern corner of the united states. now here's our map for this afternoon, and, again, this front is going to bring a severe weather potential anywhere from the florida panhandle right through the atlanta area. that could mean some travel delays for the big airport there. if we follow the front to north, we're looking at flood watches for a good part of the northeast, strong to severe thunderstorms possible this evening and tonight as that front approaches the coastline. on the opposite side of that, we're looking at cold air spilling into the midwest. the rain we saw yesterday in chicago is going to end as a little bit of light snow with temperatures in the upper 30s. very cold in the plains with highs in the teens and 20s. out west it looks pretty q
is expected in tennessee and mississippi. meteorologist david bernard of our miami station wfor is tracking this powerful weather front. >> the big story today is going to be the continued threat for heavy rain and severe weather from the southeast extending into the northeastern corner of the united states. this front is going to bring severe weather potential from the panhandle to this area. if we follow the front to the north we're looking at flood watches for a good part of the northeast, strong to severe thunderstorms possible this evening and tonight as that front approaches the coastline. on the opposite side of that, we're looking at cold air spilling into the midwest. the rain we saw yesterday in chicago is going to end as a little bit of light snow with temperatures in the upper 30s. very cold in the plains with highs in the teens and 20s. out west it looks pretty quiet in southern california. l.a., not bad. look for rain in the northwest. seattle and portland kind of dreary and temperatures in the 40s. i'm david bernard for cbs news, miami. >>> overseas now, a police inspector sa
at the port of new orleans, a gateway to the mississippi. 33 million tons of cargo come through here a year. do you think the port is a kind of leading indicator? >> we see a lot of things before i think it really hits the economy because when people are making decisions, they're making them months advance to get them on board a ship. >> reporter: so what's happening now? >> right now, we're seeing things pick up. we're seeing more steel coming in. >> reporter: steel imports are up double digits. container traffic in the port of new orleans hit an all-time high in 2012. and cruise ship traffic also set a record. >> we're also seeing a large amount of exports as well. so we feel very comfortable with the way things are going. >> reporter: the fed said today the pause in economic growth was due largely to weather-related disruptions from super storm sandy and other temporary factors. as one economist put it, it's the best cracks in the u.s. economy you're ever going to see. scott. >> pelley: anthony, you mentioned that federal spending, government spending had dropped. how much does that have
tore through mississippi uprooting trees. two other twisters touched down in arkansas and missouri. this morning large parts of the country are bracing for more. maria molina is tracking it all in the weather center. this has been a crazy overnight. >>maria: that's right. good morning. good to see you. unfortunately we still have more ongoing severe weather right now across parts of kentucky, the state of west virginia, down through portions of tennessee, alabama, mississippi. multiple states here involved. the severe weather this morning with a number of tornado watches in effect, many of these throughout the morning hours and the latest one issued across eastern concern concern including western portions of the state of virginia until 1:30 eastern time. a strong cold front continues to push eastward. ahead of it warm temperatures. that is what is helping the strong storms produce the severe weather. we had a number of tornado warnings issues. what these tornado warnings mean is there could currently be a tornado on the ground. you've got to take these warnings seriously. when the
. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. music: "make someone happy" music: "make someone happy" ♪it's so important to make someone happy.♪ it's so important to make meone happy.♪ ♪make just one someone happy ♪and you will be happy too. five days later, i had a mas
like the bay bridge behind him there on the mississippi. media day is more than just a chance to gwauck, it attracts people with no interest in football. >> it's media day here before the super bowl, and this is quite the event. players being peppered with just about everything. and it's really the spirit of the whole thing. and really, a lot about drumming up as much publicity for america's biggest event, year upon year and doing it with nontraditional sports media, and folks that use the access as a publicity stunt as their own. and here in the dome, the weather channel interviewing 49ers players. >> rickie what do you make of the media day thing, the niners have gone global, you were just being interviewed by the weather channel. >> oh, i didn't even know. it's surprising. 49ers have been a organization going for a long time. played overseas, and now to look up at the stands and see people that want to see us do media day. the league is taking over the globe. >> the reason for it is that there are so many different audiences that are interested in the super bowl and in the nfl. so, t
degrees above average. back to the forecast for the storms. crossing the mississippi river tonight, keep an eye out in indianapolis and nashville after midnight for dangerous storms, strong wind gusts. tomorrow in new orleans where thousands are there for mardi gras and super bowl, you could be hit with rough weather. tomorrow, atlanta, are charlotte, d.c., later tomorrow in new york city, the threat of straight line wind damage, gusts over 60, a few isolated tornados. behind the front in cold air, back to reality, winter hits. frigid air, sub zero wind chills and des moines, green bay, temperatures 30. temperatures near zero tomorrow. wind chills down to 20 below zero. one record streak we would like to continue. 220 days and counting without a tornado fatality. let's hope it continues that way. >> thanks for the update. mike seidel with an unbelievable turn of events in our weather, from little rock tonight. >>> president obama flew to nevada to make a point today, a politically crucial place to throw his arms against a new path to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants in
to mississippi. a complaint also releases details from the attack the officer clearly identified himself as a police officer. >> the suspect at that point didn't care. so that's the mentality of the violence of the individual that we're dealing with. >> glenn wilson faces charges of armed robbery of an officer and aassault. two other men are in custody of parole violations. go to ktvu.com for more on coverage. declaring a state of emergency. just self-control down to hot topics. >>> tonight california lawmakers are considering a list of nine new gun lawings. there was -- examined whether current laws need to be refined. some argued the focus needs to be on enforcing the laws we already have. >> a $20 million a year investment in gutting the guns out of a prohibited person would be a very wise and worthy investment. >> the number of bills on the table is likely to increases a the hearings continue. they go before commit fee next. >>> major league baseball says it's reviewing links that 7 major leaguers to steroids in florida. former san francisco giant and two former oakland a's players.
. this is video from leeland, mississippi where a tornado touched down. damaging some homes. several southern states are under tornado warnings. in arkansas strong winds and severe thunderstorms have -- have left thousands of people without power. >>> toyota more than one million of its vehicles are being recalled. >>> and a harbaugh family reunion days before the super bowl. what the coaching brothers may talk about when they sit across from each other at the dinner table. you can't move the tv there. yuh-huh. we have a wireless receiver. listen. back in my day, there was no u-verse wireless receiver that let you move the tv away from the tv outlet. we can move it to the kitchen, the patio, the closet and almost anywhere. why would you want a tv in the closet? [ both laugh ] ♪ [ fancy voice ] brilliant idea, darling. ♪ [ female announcer ] the wireless receiver. get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. >>> we have a dry weather pal tern. temperatures starting out the day in the 30s and 40s. >>> toyota is recalling more than one mil
the americas, we have a severe weather system pushing through the mississippi river valley, rushing off toward the east. already has been widespread damage. sadly, one person reportedly reportedly killed in tennessee due to a tree falling down. and this severe weather is going to persist, already, tornadoes being reported. tornado threat slowly decreasing. but still will be lingering there across much of the southeast. winds kicking up and stronger storms to 112 kilometers per hour. all due to that cold front, the surge of ware arm from the south, carrying moisture with it.me arm from the south, carrying moisture with i ae arm from the south, carrying moisture with iie arm from the south, carrying moisture with ire arm from the south, carrying moisture with i arm from the south, carrying moisture with iarm from the south, carrying moisture with irm from the south, carrying moisture with im from the south, carrying moisture with i from the south, carrying moisture with it. and now behind it, though, a big game changer setting up here. cold air spilling out of the arctic. that will be setting up
is rolling across parts of mississippi. this happened last night. the video shows some of the damage left behind. debris from roofs littered some neighborhood and there's threat of more damage from high winds and some of this storm front, lynette, as you've been pointing out, stretches from the great lakes to the gulf and you could say we are in line. >> exactly. we are in line. we are next in line as we go later this evening. but we see what's going on right now. and we are dropping lots of tornado warnings in tennessee this morning as well. so we will see what the national weather service has to do with it tomorrow after they survey the damage there. but this is marching off towards the east and we are going to be in the potential for flooding as we go later into the evening. as the strong line of storms will move through and we can see some of the yellows there. that's what will work its way in there as we go around 8 into the overnighttime frame be prepared for that. all this is courtesy of the cold front that's going to move through. and behind the cold front we will be dealing with
the way in the mississippi river valley and along this whole line there are tornado watches in effect. we have had only three reports of damage overall. no fatalities. it is taking its time getting to our neighborhood. we could get a few showers developing by mid afternoon ahead of the main front. futurecast as a good handle on that showing this afternoon you can see spotty showers. and the main line moves through tonight through the early morning. and then we will be drying out before you wake up tomorrow. your forecast for today looks like this. it will be mostly cloudy breezy, high near 70 degrees with a chance of showers by 5:00. the main show likely between 8:00 p.m. and midnight tonight. more details in a few minutes. first, traffic. >> thank you. the maryland the beltway, prince george's county, beltway between route 50 and 202. a terrible crash two hours ago. one lane of the beltway getting by in each direction to the right. expect this to be here for some time. accident investigation will be under way with several people transported. there's a lot going on. a tractor-trailer on i
. robert? >> that's right, gene. actually across much of the lower mississippi river valley even extending off into the ohio river valley we're seeing severe thunderstorm and tornado warnings in effect due to this very strong storm system. it's really just all along this cold frontal area surging in warm air from the south and what that is doing it will be colliding with all of this cold arctic air coming in out of canada and once that collides that is where you're going to be seeing this very severe weather threat even across portions of tennessee. then over towards the carolinas you're going to be seeing that frontal area push through, bringing with it all of these destructive winds, tornadoes, ping pong size hail and then off towards the north into the great lakes, even though the rough weather is down toward the south windy conditions and heavy snow is very well likely. localized areas seeing up to 12 centimeters. behind this frontal area this cold air will be changing things up. even across the rockies. you're still seeing heavy snowfall. denver just with a high of 5. take a look at w
and fat like these. like my son shucking right here. we're blessed with this mississippi river and the sweet waters of the gulf. >> reporter: and business is sweet again after mother nature dealt p and j's a terrible blow. >> we do still have a business. and we're succeeding, and with the help of mother nature, we'll get back to where we were previous to that oil disaster. >> i can learn how to do it. if i can eat it i can open one, right? and i love to eat them. so here's my knife. >> go in at the hinge right here. >> here's the hinge. okay. is that good? >> yeah, that was good. then you kind of scrape the bottom there. >> i can eat? >> yeah. >> good and salty. i love it. >> so there is nowhere that you're going to have as many great oysters dishes as the oyster capital of the world in new orleans. >> we want some of those oysters here right now. wusa 9, the place to be for the super bowl. we'll continue our reports all week long. blitz and glitz. join us sunday as the ravens take on the 49ers. >>> we had great oysters tonight here, that's for sure. all right, looking ahead to
of that. >> good morning, savannah. tornado watches are stretching from mississippi all the way up into ohio and west virginia. there are numerous tornado warnings in effect right now throughout parts of tennessee and also on into parts of alabama. we are watching these systems make their way through. here's what's going on. we've got a risk of these strong storms, tornadoes possible from mobile up to washington. warm, moist air coming up from the south, cold air coming in from the north. where those systems are clashing, that's where we've got the severe storms. as you watch this system make its way across the country into the east, it's a fast mover. you can see heavy rain falling with this and the possibility of tornadoes firing up right on through the afternoon into the evening hours. back side of the system, we've got a lot of snow. rainfall, we've got flood watches in effect right now for much of the northeast. anywhere from two to five inches of rain, stretching from alabama, all the way on up into the northeast. and behind the system, we've got snow to talk about. some area
swing is just extraordinary. heavy damage in states like mississippi and alabama where there were thousands without power today. large chunks of hail and ferocious winds causing a lot of problems. anna kooiman has more from our newsroom watching all of this. what is going on outside? >> reporter: good morning to everybody at home. we are expecting very strong winds here in the northeast later today and conditions are changing quickly and severe weather threats are shifting east today after a major storm system has already torn through the nation's midsection and much of the south. the national weather service saying the threat of tornados is highest in northeast texas, northern louisiana, northwest mississippi, southeast missouri and arkansas. folks in tennessee experiencing widespread flooding, saturating the ground and causing trees and power lines to topple. at least one death confirmed by police there. the one person in arkansas struck by lighting -- lightning according to reports. the noaa reports tornado damage in arkansas, missouri, mississippi and indiana. this as cold and
from parts of indiana all the way down to mississippi. some pretty nasty thunderstorms just west of nashville about to push into the city. everywhere you see these purple outlined areas, these are actual tornado warnings. we have had a history of some tornadoes dropping down today, arkansas, mississippi, and those thunderstorms that we've been watching closely. so there is nashville under tornado warnings. these are doppler radar indicated, but still we have seen a history of tornadoes. as that line pushes on on through, well definitely see some very, very strong winds in the least here as that thunderstorm complex pushes through. serious reportings extending all the way north through louisville. winds came easily gust to 60 miles an hour. we'll be tracking the threat all day long. >>> tomorrow night i sit down with joe jackson. he opens up about his relationship with his famous son. there was a sense that he was surrounded by people that were kind of keeping the family away. and the family couldn't get to him the way they wanted to. >> that's very true. they treated him like how
and thunderstorms, tornado watches from mississippi and alabama all the way now in towards southwestern virginia even with some of these watch boxes that will be in effect. for us we have a threat of severe weather later on. really this afternoon and evening out west. then this evening to tonight here in the metro with the main threat being damaging wind gusts. we're all going to have to watch this line of storms which will be approaching later on. for the afternoon north and west of town, it looks to be much more under the gun. here we are at 7:00. this will be coming across us tonight. showers and storms. then the cold? we'll turn back to the snow showers in the mountains. should be another good ski weekend. 70 today. showers and storms late really after dark in the metro. tonight 47 but temperatures barely move tomorrow, 48. windy and colder. by friday some morning flurries and snow showers. only in the low 30s. we stay in the 30s this weekend. and back to 40 monday. i'm thinking phil will likely see his shadow regardless of what is going on because that seems to usually be the case. let's go
are backed up on the mississippi river. oil is still leaking from two barges that slammed into a bridge near vicksburg, mississippi on sunday. no oil is spotted outside the containment area according to cleanup crews, thank goodness. the coast guard says a timeline for fully reopening the waterway though is still unclear. >>> iran's oil exports hit a high not seen since the sanctions began in july. exports climbed to 1.4 million barrels a day. that is according to analysis by reuters. strong demand by china and an expansion of iran's oil tanker fleet helped fuel the increase. >>> coming up on money, a hospital video spoof lays waste to obamacare. will doctors really have financial incentives to turn patients away in the door as you're seeing in that video there? we're going to explain. >>> hundreds of state employees are working more than one job on the taxpayer's dime. now the governor says he has had enough. details putting a stop to the double-dipping in california. do you ever have too much money? ♪ all stations come over to mission a for a final go. this is for real this time. step se
think a little bit of mississippi, some west tennessee, as well. not just potential for tornadoes to continue to pop up until 3:00 or 4:00 in the morning, but we know there will be some straight line wind damage. this front is moving so quickly, diane. >> out in the elements again for us tonight. thank you so much, sam champion reporting in. >>> and in washington, the nation has its new secretary of state. john kerry was confirmed today by his senate colleagues by a vote of 94-3. he's expected to be sworn in and begin work later this week. and of course, he walks into the shadow of the departing secretary of state, hillary clinton. who took to the stage at a farewell global town hall today, answering questions from around the world. and joking, she's ready to catch up, quote, on 20 years of sleep deprivation. "nightline" anchor cynthia mcfadden asked her about her next chapter and that first day off. >> reporter: saturday morning -- >> yes. >> reporter: what happens? >> well, i hope i get to sleep in. you know, i'm thinking about that, because it will be the first time in many yea
and damaging winds eastward through the mississippi valley. >> new details this morning into the brazil might club fire investigation. police say the group planned at the time lit a flair designed for outdoor use that said the club ceiling on fire. police believe the the people who ignited the fire on sunday knew it was for outdoor use only. the nightclub that no sprinklers and no emergency exits. officials say the ban which is known for its pyrotechnics' was trying to save money. and or flares cost over $30 while the outdoor flairs only cost a few dollars. >> 7:26 a.m. and we'll be back with more and a couple of minutes. a live look from our mt. tam cam, a beautiful sunshine to start out this wednesday morning. we will and the same way with lots of sun in the '60s. don't forget to catch dr. phil after the kron4 news. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long
naturaleza hace de la suya de costa a costa, si es residente del sur al menos en arkansas, en mississippi al oeste de tennessee, hasta el sur de illinois, gran riesgo, hasta el este de texas, de condiciones peligrosas, un sistema frontal que generarÍa hasta tornados en prÓximas 24 horas, se desplaza al sureste del paÍs, actividad de nieve desde colorado que se fue moviendo al norte del paÍs, un panorama bastante complicado en el transcurso de las horas, en el oeste de dallas, aviso y alertas de fuego de maleza, por fuertes vientos, la baja humedad, y desde memphis, ustedes sobre kansas city hasta chicago, condiciones muy peligrosas, no se descarta la posibilidad como mencionÉ de hasta tornados, estaremos pendientes del desarrollo de bandas de lluvias y condiciones severas, el sol muestra condiciones estables. recuerde la actividad de mal tiempo se desplaza al sureste. vamos a echarle un vistazo a la costa oeste, en california, gozando de condiciones secas de nubosidad al norte, continÚa la actividad de nieve al noreste del paÍs. actividad deprecipitaciones, no es el caso, el termÓmet
troopers will support police in new orleans. the u.s. coast guard will patrol the lower mississippi river for any coastal threat. and the pentagon says norad will be monitoring the skies over the big easy ready to scramble fighter jets at a moment's notice. >>> stay with nbc bay area for complete coverage of super bowl week. we'll bring you everything 49ers. >>> new this morning, the senate judiciary committee held a hearing called what should americans do about gun violence? the hearing was opened with an emotional plea by former representative gabrielle giffords. >> violence is a big problem. too many children are dying. too many children. we must do something. >> giffords attended the hearing with husband astronaut mark kelly who also spoke. the former congresswoman has become a public advocate for gun control after being severely injured in a shooting at a campaign event more than two years ago in tucson, arizona. >> that was a powerful press conference. >> nra vice president wayne lapierre also spoke saying that because of their children safety program, fatal firearm accidents are at
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